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    02-01-2011, 08:43 PM
^^^ Uhh... I'm with Amarea and Lakota... This seems so fake. And to say the animal passed away... There's definitely something wrong with this whole thing.
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    02-19-2011, 02:04 PM
I'm not trying to open a can of worms, but how would you get the word that your mule is dead if you claimed that he went missing? I just feel like there's more to this than what appears...
    02-19-2011, 06:27 PM
Green Broke
And no mention of his death on the FB page still. I'm calling major BS on this one. Or someone who actually has him or knows where he is not wanting people to keep looking for him...
    02-21-2011, 12:40 AM
Why are people trying to push her into the ground? Her animal is missing and Im sure that all she needs right now is some comfort and knowing that there are people keeping an eye out for him. It is (in my opinion) no ones place to sit there and tell her she is lying/covering something up/ etc. If any of you were in her situation I know that you would feel as stressed and upset as she is. She didnt post on here saying "please comment on my missing mule and tell me how its my fault;" She simply asked for people to keep an eye out for him. I am sorry if anyone is offended by this, but I have had missing animals before and the last thing you need is to have people try to pin it on them.

I hope you find him soon, he is beautiful, and Im sure you are missing him badly.
    02-21-2011, 08:13 AM
Green Broke
I understand that Haylee, but the OP wasn't even in connection with the owners, and was posting a lot of secondhand misinformation. If the OP had actually been the owner, maybe she would have been able to answer our questions and the thread would not have gone the way it did. There is a lot that is suspicious with this case, including the fact that they knew where the mule was at one point and did not go get him. In fact it took them over a year to report him stolen. But the owner of the mule is not even here. And to the best of everyone's knowledge, the mule is NOT deceased, so that info SHOULD be out there for everyone to see, so that they DON'T stop looking for the mule if he is still missing, which was probably what this MuleGal wanted, who showed up out of nowhere, made one post, and then disappeared again.
    02-23-2011, 02:09 PM
WOW!?!?!?!?!?! Anyone want to give 'O Hopalong a good explanation about whats happening? Thanks if ya do I need to know so I can help.
    02-23-2011, 02:11 PM
Originally Posted by HopalongCassidy    
WOW!?!?!?!?!?! Anyone want to give 'O Hopalong a good explanation about whats happening? Thanks if ya do I need to know so I can help.
Read the thread.
    02-24-2011, 09:32 AM
^^ I did but it's so confusing. First the one that made this it's her mules missing then it's not even her mule and then it's been missing for over a year then they finally made it a missing mule and then it's not missing then they know it was at some farm. And then it died. My gosh someone messed up on this thread.
    02-24-2011, 10:31 AM
Green Broke
It was a mess. I'll take a crack at most likely scenario for you. The OP shows up trying to find this mule. Most likely she ran across the FB page for him and wanted the reward they were offering for information. She had no connection to said mule. She also posted the same stuff on other forums and got called out there too. In trying to find info to help the OP, before we found out she didn't know anything, we discovered that the mule had been taken from a barn over a year before it was reported. Again, most likely, the owners owed back board or something of the sort, and the mule was sold to cover those bills. After a year, the owners decided that enough time had passed that they could report the mule stolen, and get him back that way. They knew the mule had been at the trader's farm, but my guess (this is just a guess, mind you) is that they had to wait for the mule to be sold to someone before they could claim it stolen, because probably whoever sold the mule to the traders was the one owed money by the original owners. I'm sure they had hopes that whoever had bought the mule would hear about it, feel bad, and then give him back. There is no other reason to wait a year to report the mule stolen.

The person who claimed the mule had died was either someone looking to stir up a dead thread for kicks, or (again, just my GUESS, since this was their only post) is possibly the person in possession of the mule now OR maybe someone who knows where it is, and is sick of all the publicity about a stolen mule that wasn't really stolen. Can you imagine buying a horse and then being told it was stolen and how much they miss it and want it back, when it was never stolen to begin with, but sold to pay debts?

But it's really a moot point, since the OP and MuleGal have not been around for a while now.
    02-25-2011, 02:44 PM
OK, I get it.

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